November 15, 1949

Beauty And the Brakeman 2021
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Beauty And the Brakeman

The movie company’s script seemed a little tame when compared to the drama of two men, a girl and a railroad
Where the Yanks Rule A Part of Canada 67
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Where the Yanks Rule A Part of Canada

Americans at their Newfoundland bases can flout our courts, even seize our citizens. And deplorably — it’s quite legal
How Karsh Photographed Europe’s Great 89
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How Karsh Photographed Europe’s Great

With camera and question he laid bare the personalities of the Men of Peace. And when he met Sibelius he achieved his greatest picture, the one on our cover
IS THERE A KILLER IN THE CROWD? 1415
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IS THERE A KILLER IN THE CROWD?

The man who brushes by you on the busy street — is he a murderer? Canada has at least 300 who’ve never been caught
My Papooses Got Pyjamas 1819
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My Papooses Got Pyjamas

THE only explanation I can give why I applied for a position with the outpost hospitals of the Red Cross is that by the end of my nurse’s training I was chockful of an inspiring collection of high resolves in search of an outlet. I had no idea where I would be sent.
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ORDEAL BY SNOW

With one plunge over the world’s rim he must salvage his pride and win a girl’s respect, though disaster curled sleepily in the bright sunlight
How to Retire and Like It 2425
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How to Retire and Like It

Do you hate the idea of retiring? This famous U. S. specialist on ageing problems tells you how to start living when you stop working
I’ll Bet on the British 2223
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I’ll Bet on the British

A famous American radio commentator, lecturer and author gives a firsthand report on the new Britain under Socialism
STOP THIS FIRE DEATH SACRIFICE! 1819
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STOP THIS FIRE DEATH SACRIFICE!

THE FLAMES which roared through the 36-year-old pleasure steamer Noronic at Toronto’s Pier 9 just under eight weeks ago brought an agonizing, fiery death to 139 people. They also brought a heartache and a desperate urgency to the mere handful of men and women in Canada who are trying to awaken the country to the definite danger of similar holocausts in hundreds of our public buildings.
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FORTUNE IN A MILLION FIGURES

IN THE middle of 1937, when Adolf Hitler was chewing rugs between meals and shaking fat little fists at his pet hallucination—The World Semitic Plot—a 16-year-old Jewish girl called Rose Starkman packed one cardboard suitcase and fled in terror from Poland to Canada.
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